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“Ted's Family Portraits”

Ted Coney's Family Portraits
Ranked #11 of 33 things to do in Ely
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Reviewed April 18, 2012

This is a little gem down by the waterside of one of the UK's best tourist attractions that is Ely. Ted's tour of his 'pop-up' gallery is interesting and informative and a couple of hours well spent. What I really liked is Ted's enthusiasm and ability to communicate his knowledge in an interesting and captivating manner.

Thank geehils
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Reviewed April 17, 2012

It's a treat to visit this exhibition, which is small-scale and very accessible. Ted himself welcomes you, and takes you on the tour of your choice (there are several different ones) through his beautifully conceived gallery, where family life, family journeys and ultimately life itself are portrayed in paintings and small objects. Like me, you will want to return for another tour.

The nearby Peacock's Tea-Room is an added bonus after a visit.

The vintage car? A well-kept secret which you will enjoy.

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Reviewed April 4, 2012

We weren't quite sure what to expect but this was a treat. Ted gives you a very personal trip around his house (I always like to see how artists live!) and the work he's created. It's his family's story with some really intriguiging pieces. Easy to find - it's near the ice-cream van which is usually there at weekends and the antiques centre.

Thank cazzaHEly
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Reviewed March 7, 2012

We had a great afternoon in Ely and visited Ted Coney's Family Portraits. We were actually on our way to Peacock's Tea Room but came across this amazing gallery in a house which really intrigued us!!! We don't visit galleries much but this was so much more as we were actually taken on a guided tour by the artist himself called Ted, which made all the difference and made it so much more interesting and personal. All the pictures are displayed in his home and are about his family's occasions such as marriages, births and deaths along with items collected and used to represent these relationships that appear in the pictures!!!! Well worth a visit if you are in Ely as so unique but I think you have to call to book a place on the tour before hand - I guess Ted has to be home to let you in!!!!

Thank Paul_W82
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